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PMC, Pune covid cases

As cases surge, medical fraternity concerned over rising Covid infections in youth

April 14, 2021 8:55:57 pm

Pune district report finds majority of deaths in 51-70 years age group

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In two weeks, hospitalised Covid patients at Pimpri-Chinchwad go up by 80 per cent

April 14, 2021 8:41:37 pm

PCMC health officials said many patients are going to local clinics, and seek treatment from proper hospitals only when their condition worsens.

Delhi: Fire breaks out at ITO’s Central Revenue building, no casualty reported

April 14, 2021 8:40:24 pm

The Delhi Fire Services department said they rushed to the spot with 14 fire tenders to control the fire. The fire started on the fourth floor of the building.

Students uncertain over admissions to foreign universities and DU as Board exams are postponed

April 14, 2021 8:28:56 pm

Education counsellors say most foreign universities are “adaptable”; DU may consider giving 100% weightage to CUCET scores.

Academicians on CBSE decision: ‘Unfair to Class XII students, they may experience burnout’

April 14, 2021 8:04:21 pm

The CBSE Class 12 board exams have been postponed and the Class 10 exams have been cancelled, the government said on Wednesday.

Three students of Pune’s Flame University are cookbook hunting so that people can understand and enjoy food better

April 14, 2021 7:56:01 pm

Ananya Pujary, Muskaan Pal, and Khushi Gupta started the website, The Indian Community Cookbook Project, as part of their Digital Humanities course, “but then it became so much more”.

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Gurgaon records highest single day spike in Covid cases

April 14, 2021 7:34:12 pm

According to the health bulletin released by the health department, there are now 7,003 active covid cases in Gurgaon, of which 6,557 are in home isolation.

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A traffic experiment in Old Delhi: Cones to make life easier for pedestrians

April 14, 2021 7:24:36 pm

On April 1, the DTP placed more than 600 cones at the Delhi Gate intersection to improve road safety for pedestrians and commuters. The cones were tightened with ropes and placed near zebra-crossings to reduce accidents and ensure smooth movement of traffic.


Covid beds running full at Gurgaon’s private hospitals, authorities step in

April 14, 2021 7:35:01 pm

Deputy Commissioner Yash Garg acknowledged that the Covid surge is “putting pressure on the health infrastructure”, but added that further reservation of beds for Covid patients will “depend on the circumstances”.


Delhi CM Kejriwal to write to Centre asking journalists to be vaccinated on priority

April 14, 2021 6:41:39 pm

The Federation of All India Medical Association, meanwhile, also wrote to the Prime Minister on Thursday requesting that journalists be treated as frontline workers.

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Ajit Mangaraj, Cong nominee for Pipili Assembly bypoll in Odisha, succumbs to Covid-19

April 14, 2021 6:30:03 pm

Sources at the hospital said Mangaraj developed complications on Wednesday morning and his condition deteriorated further. He was on ventilator support since Wednesday morning.

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Delhi begins rolling out ‘one nation one ration card’ policy

April 14, 2021 6:21:26 pm

Under the policy, a person holding a ration card issued under the National Food Security Act, 2013 can collect their monthly quota of foodgrains from any fair price shop in the country.

Delhi: Over 100 shanties gutted in Jamia Nagar, no casualties reported

April 14, 2021 7:50:21 pm

The Delhi Police said Station House Officer at Jamia Nagar police station along with other staff are also at the spot, helping locals and firemen dousing the fire.

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Mangaluru sea accident: Navy deployed as search for 9 missing fishermen intensifies

April 14, 2021 6:37:36 pm

The accident took place at around 2 am on April 13 when a Singapore-registered container ship, 'MV APL LE HAVRE' collided with IFB Rabah, the mechanised fishing boat which had 14 fishermen on board.

Cigarette butts, fire accidents

Cigarette butts caused 4,187 fires in Telangana in 2020, prompted 19,470 alerts to forest dept

April 14, 2021 5:59:13 pm

Unextinguished cigarettes and beedis, and deliberate setting of fires by honey collectors and beedi leaf cultivators have damaged thousands of hectares of forests.

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Ambedkar had proposed Sanskrit as official language: CJI Bobde

April 14, 2021 6:13:05 pm

Justice Bobde was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the academic building of the Maharashtra National Law University at Nagpur.


Pune: Hospital medical assistant arrested for selling remdesivir at five times the price

April 14, 2021 8:04:09 pm

Probe has revealed that Sawant was trying to sell each vial at Rs 7,000, as against the Rs 1,100-1,400 price range at which the government has capped the medicine price.

AHPI opposes Delhi govt’s order reserving top private hospitals for Covid treatment

April 14, 2021 4:13:03 pm

The association said the directive was issued without any prior discussions with the private hospitals and also no effort was made to assess the current demand-supply situation of critical care beds in private hospitals in the city.

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa distributes new uniforms, protective equipments to sanitation workers on Ambedkar Jayanti

April 14, 2021 4:51:40 pm

While workers collecting wet waste will get green colour uniforms, dry waste collectors will be provided blue and sweepers will now wear a rust-brown uniform.

HC denies permission to mosque for holding prayers, says ‘safety of citizen paramount’ during Covid

April 14, 2021 6:02:10 pm

A holiday court of the division bench of Justice R D Dhanuka and V G Bisht was hearing a petition filed by the Juma Masjid Trust in South Mumbai.

Pune Municipal Corporation close to achieving 100% Covid inoculation of registered healthcare workers

April 14, 2021 2:26:41 pm

As of April 13, the PMC has been able to administer 55,887 healthcare workers which is 99.79 per cent of the revised number of 56,000 healthcare workers in the city.

Pune district may face oxygen crisis, FDA says demand up five times compared to January

April 14, 2021 8:06:24 pm

The FDA said as per the state government's directives, oxygen supply to industries has been stopped fully.

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Haryana ‘not moving towards a lockdown’, says deputy CM Dushyant Chautala

April 14, 2021 6:02:12 pm

Adding that “no industrial activity” will be stopped in the state, the deputy CM said that citizens have to only stop their work at 10 pm “so that at least the movement in the evening that was causing a chain of spreading gets cut down a bit.”

Nearly 80 per cent increase in Covid hospitalisations in two weeks in Pimpri-Chinchwad

April 14, 2021 1:29:37 pm

According to PCMC additional health and medical chief Dr Pavan Salve, in the last two weeks, as many as 5,575 were hospitalised.

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Delhi Transport and Law Minister Kailash Gahlot tests positive for Covid-19

April 14, 2021 1:02:38 pm

While Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Sisodia have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, the other Cabinet ministers are yet to get the jab.